Category: Excavation

Trench P from above – preview shots

For the first time in years, all of Trench P has been completely uncovered and cleaned thoroughly ahead of overhead photography tomorrow. The cleaning work will be finished tomorrow morning ready for photography to...

Dig Diary – Monday, August 12, 2019

Day Thirty-One Clean-up operation in Trench P It’s been an incredibly busy day on site, with the efforts of all remaining 60 plus diggers diverted to a massive clean-up of Trench P, ahead of...

Volunteers needed to help cover the site

It’s that time again. With just eight days left of the 2019 excavation, we’re looking for some hardy volunteers to help us cover the site. By next Wednesday, August 21, the digging will be...

Dig Diary – Friday, August 9, 2019

Day Thirty Wind, puzzling structures and a Neolithic bull! To be honest today has been a bit of a struggle. The day started grey and windy and became very windy indeed. It’s no comfort...

Incised flagstone – more pictures

The light this morning was slightly better than yesterday, so here’s a few more pictures of easily reached sections of the incised flagstone found in the cell outside Structure Twelve’s eastern entrance. 

Dig Diary – Thursday, August 8, 2019

Day Twenty-Nine More ‘cupmarks’ and a momentous occasion We reached a momentous landmark today! As we near the end of our 12th year of major excavation, our 40,000th small find was recorded today after...